Lawton, Michigan Population 2020

1,799

Lawton is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 1,799, it is the 268th largest city in Michigan and the 8028th largest city in the United States. Lawton is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually and its population has decreased by -5.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,900 in 2010. Lawton reached it's highest population of 1,852 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Lawton has a population density of 780 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lawton is $51,097 with a poverty rate of 11.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $634 per month, and the median house value is $101,000. The median age in Lawton is 42.7 years, 39.7 years for males, and 46.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.9 males.

Lawton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lawton was:

  • White: 91.07%
  • Two or more races: 5.39%
  • Other race: 1.74%
  • Native American: 0.99%
  • Asian: 0.43%
  • Black or African American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lawton, Michigan is 1,799, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,805.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,900.

Lawton, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,46991.07%
Two or More Races875.39%
Some Other Race281.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.99%
Asian70.43%
Black or African American60.37%

Lawton Population Pyramid 2020

Lawton Median Age

42.7


Total

39.7


Male

46.4


Female

Lawton Adults

There are 1,219 adults, (275 of whom are seniors) in Lawton.

Lawton Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawton Sex Ratio

Female

811

50.28%

Male

802

49.72%

Lawton Households and Families

Lawton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90%10%
Married77.1%22.9%
All66.7%33.3%
Female65.9%34.1%
Non Family50.4%49.6%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6752.3966.7
Married3153.1377.1
Non Family2421.3450.4
Female882.6565.9
Male302.3390

2.94

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade322.88%
9th to 12th Grade1079.63%
High School Graduate42338.07%
Some College32128.89%
Associates Degree817.29%
Bachelors Degree12010.80%
Graduate Degree272.43%

Lawton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White970876132
Hispanic915310
Multiple Races342612
Other Race2110
Native American981
Asian77
Black662

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 35.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,263$41,763$22,188
Less Than High School$28,333$29,583$
High School Grad$27,500$43,929$12,308
Some College$35,707$40,329$27,500
Bachelors Degree$52,000$62,917$51,750
Graduate Degree$64,583$$

$35,263

Average Earnings

$41,763

Average Male

$22,188

Average Female

Lawton Language

Lawton Language by Age

Lawton Language

87.74% of Lawton residents speak only English, while 12.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.97% of the population.

Lawton Poverty

Lawton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,32117913.55%
Hispanic199136.53%

11.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.60%

Male Poverty Rate

13.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawton is White, with 13.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawton is Hispanic, with 6.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.67%
High School13.24%
Some College11.69%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%
Name Poverty
Female Employed9.82%
Male Unemployed6.67%
Male Employed1.60%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Lawton Income

Lawton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,250$51,097
Families$50,764$61,336
Married Families$56,583-
Non Families$22,232$32,038

Lawton Marital Status

Lawton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawton Married by Age and Sex

Lawton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lawton Marital Status by Race

Lawton Veterans

107

Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam49
First Gulf War21
Second Gulf War21
World War II4
Korea4
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5443
65 to 7441
75+12
18 to 3411
55 to 64
Name Veterans % of Total
White1008.86%
Black466.67%
Indian333.33%

$Lawton Veterans by Education

3.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawton Employment Status

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lawton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.64%

Born in Michigan

97.21%

Native Born

2.79%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.21% of Lawton residents were born in the United States, with 74.64% having been born in Michigan. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,799-3-0.17%
20191,802-3-0.17%
20181,805-4-0.22%
20171,809-3-0.17%
20161,8120.00%
20151,812-7-0.38%
20141,819-5-0.27%
20131,824-1-0.05%
20121,825-18-0.98%
20111,843-9-0.49%
20101,8520.00%